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Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017 CFP
Submit a Proposal to Speak at Cloud Foundry Summit Silicon Valley 2017

Submissions must be received by 11:59pm PST on March 3, 2017

Dates To Remember
- CFP Open: December 15, 2016
- CFP Close (extended): March 3, 2017, 11:59 PM PST
- CFP Notifications: Week of March 20, 2017
- Schedule Announced: Week of March 27, 2017
- Slide Due Date: May, 30, 2017
- Event Dates: June 13 - 15, 2017

Question on submitting a proposal? Contact Abbey Weintraub-Sklar at asklar@linuxfoundation.org.

--- Things To Know Before You Submit ---

In order to process your submission, please have the following prepared:

1. What is the submission type (Presentation, Panel, BoF)?
- Conference sessions will be scheduled for 30-minutes.
- Presentations are in a standard conference session format.
- Panel discussions - To be considered, your submission must include details on all panelists
- BoFs or Birds of a Feather Sessions should be conducted as an unconference style working session with audience participation

2. What is the category for your proposal. Choose from the following:
- Use Cases
- Core Project Updates
- Experiments
- Extension Projects
- Cloud-Native Java: Cloud Foundry is the premier home for cloud-native apps. But what are patterns, technologies, and practices that make you successful with Java apps? The sessions in this track take a practical look at how to successfully develop and deploy Java microservices in Cloud Foundry.
- JavaScript
- Golang
- Cloud-Native Node.js: Track will demonstrate the use of Node.js in full stack development and rapid deployment on Cloud Foundry.
- Polyglot-In-Memory Business Apps
- Microservices
- Continuous Delivery

3. Provide a biography, including your previous speaking experience.

4. Provide a session abstract covering what you would like to present. This abstract is what will be used on the event schedule if your submission is selected.

5. Describe who the audience is and what you expect them to gain from your presentation.

6. Tell us how the content of your presentation will help Cloud Foundry community.

7. Select the experience level (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Any) of those who should attend this session.

8. List any technical requirements that you have for your presentation over and above the standard projector, screen and wireless Internet.

--- Abstract ---
This is your chance to *sell* your talk to the program committee, so do your best to highlight the problem/contribution/work that you are addressing in your presentation. The technical details are still important, but the relevance of what you are presenting will help the program committee during the selection process.

This is the abstract that will be posted on the website schedule, so please ensure that it is in complete sentences (and not just bullet points) and that it is written in the third person (use your name instead of I).

--- Panel Discussions ---
If you are proposing a panel discussion, please make sure that you list all of your potential panelists in your abstract. We will request full biographies if a panel is accepted.

--- Session Speaker Requirements & Complimentary Passes ---
Each session is allowed (1) primary speaker and (1) co-speaker. The primary speaker for a proposal will receive a complimentary conference pass and the co-speaker will receive a discounted conference pass.

For panel discussions, all panelists will receive a complimentary conference pass; maximum 4 panelists & 1 moderator.

For more guidelines to help you prepare your proposal, including a sample abstract, please refer to our CFP website: https://www.cloudfoundry.org/summit-2017-cfp/

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CFP ENTRY FORM
-- Submitter Information --
Note: If you are submitting on your own behalf, you do NOT need to fill out the "submitter" information section below.
Submitter Name:
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Submitter Company:
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Submitter Job Title:
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Submitter Email:
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Submitter Phone Number:
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-- Primary Speaker Information --
Note: If your talk has more than one speaker, please enter the primary speaker’s information below. You will be able to enter information for additional speakers in another section of the form.
Primary Speaker Name:
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Primary Speaker Title:
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Primary Speaker Company:
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Primary Speaker Email:
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Primary Speaker Cell Phone:
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Primary Speaker Biography (provide a biography that includes your employer (if any), ongoing projects and your previous speaking experience).
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-- Additional Speakers and/or Panelists --
Note: Each session is allowed (1) primary speaker and (1) co-speaker. The primary speaker for a proposal will receive a complimentary conference pass and the co-speaker will receive a discounted conference pass. For panel discussions, all panelists will receive a complimentary conference pass; maximum 4 panelists & 1 moderator.
(1) Co-Speaker (or) Panelist Name:
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(1) Co-Speaker (or) Panelist Title:
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(1) Co-Speaker (or) Panelist Company:
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(1) Co-Speaker (or) Panelist Email:
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(1) Co-Speaker (or) Panelist Biography:
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(2) Panelist Name:
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(2) Panelist Title:
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(2) Panelist Biography:
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(3) Panelist Name:
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(3) Panelist Biography:
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(4) Panelist Name:
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Submission Details
Type of Submission
Category
Abstract Title
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Abstract - Provide an abstract that briefly summarizes your proposal. This is the abstract that will be posted on the website schedule, so please ensure that it is in complete sentences (and not just bullet points) and that it is written in the third person (use your name instead of I).
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Audience (Describes who the audience is).
Experience Level
-- Benefits to the Ecosystem --
Tell us how the content of your presentation will help better the ecosystem. (We realize that this can be a difficult question to answer, but as with the abstract, the relevance of your presentation is just as important as the content).
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-- Technical Requirements --
List any technical requirements that you have for your presentation over and above the standard projector, screen and wireless Internet.
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-- Travel Funding --
If you require travel funding, please complete the following request form to be considered for funding: http://bit.ly/2gBDaLp. Thank you.
-- Code of Conduct --
I agree to abide by the Cloud Foundry Code of Conduct (please add initials below):
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